Kelly Desclos-Estes (Virginia, USA)
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Another said, “I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out; please accept my regrets.” - Luke 14:19 (NRSV)
When I was eight years old, my teacher told me I was a gifted writer. That was the first time someone had told me I was good at something. As a teenager I wrote in a journal occasionally, while dreaming of being published. But each time I felt a nudge...
Sharing our gifts by serving others creates a better world.
To use my God-given talents
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”